Picky eaters. Every family has them. It’s common for young children to avoid certain foods. The reasons vary—taste, color, temperature, texture are just a few. Picky eating presents plenty of challenges at meal time, and it can get in the way of healthy eating. Luckily, many kids grow out of these habits and may even come to love these foods through repeated exposures. Here are our top eight tips to navigate picky eating!
Squash vine borer traps in southern New Hampshire continue to capture very high numbers, one of the highest and latest populations we’ve seen in the past decade. Pumpkins and many squash varieties are susceptible to attack from larval feeding, which kills vines. See the New England Vegetable Production Guide for control recommendations.
Photo credit: Alton N. Sparks, Univeristy of Georgia, bugwood.org